The fisheries taking FLA 7 are described for 1989–90 to 2018–19, based on commercial catch and effort data. FLA 7 includes up to 14 species, with 4 species predominating. Standardised catch per unit effort analyses were conducted on the FLA 7 species complex and on the 4 prevalent species. The species analyses were used to evaluate status relative to agreed levels, with 3 of the 4 species near to or above the agreed level while the remaining species was below the agreed level and was overfished.
FAR 2022/03 FLA 7 fishery characterisation and CPUE analysis, 1989–90 to 2018–19
Report - Fisheries Assessment Report (FAR)